Speak low, if you speak love.
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none; be able for thine enemy rather in power than use; and keep thy friend under thine own life's key; be checked for silence, but never taxed for speech
The very essence of romance is uncertainty.
Those who intend on becoming great should love neither themselves nor their own things, but only what is just, whether it happens to be done by themselves or others.
Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.
Love doesn't need reason. It speaks from the irrational wisdom of the heart.
Despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, I have not been able to answer... the great question that has never been answered: what does a woman want?
Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you
This is the true measure of love, When we believe that we alone can love, That no one could ever have loved so before us, And that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
You must remember to love people and use things, rather than to love things and use people.
Never pretend to a love which you don't actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.
To say 'I love you' one must know first how to say the 'I'
Love is the free exercise of choice. Two people love each other only when they are quite capable of living without each other but choose to live with each other.
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity. It dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
I am never long, even in the society of her I love, without yearning for the company of my lamp and my library.
The difference between the love of a man and the love of a woman is that a man will always give reasons for loving, but a woman gives no reasons for loving.
The love of heaven makes one heavenly.
A woman who would steal your love when your love is all you really have isnt much of a woman.
Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.